Research Associate

University of Cambridge - Department of Genetics

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate to study mammalian developmental, neurological and physiological processes through the generation and analysis of mouse mutants defective in pathways regulated by genomic imprinting. The successful candidate will join Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith's group focusing on the molecular events governing pre and postnatal mammalian development, and is required to have experience in working with mouse models and phenotyping in behavioural and/or physiological contexts.

Essential skills:

PhD in Mammalian genetics or related subject.

Relevant experience of working with phenotyping mammalian genetic models.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have a record of publications in relevant areas.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2018 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions, or with to discuss the post please contact Anne Ferguson-Smith on 01223 333834.

Please quote reference PC11866 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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